Senior Scientist, Immunology Discovery, Genentech Research

94080, South San Francisco
August 30 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives
People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen. 

The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

Senior Scientist,
Immunology Discovery, Genentech Research


We have an opportunity for a Senior Scientist to lead our research efforts in the biology, physiology and pathology of airway diseases, with a particular emphasis on the development of regenerative therapies. The Senior Scientist is to establish and lead a research group focused on airway biology and diseases, stem cell biology and regeneration, and/or the development of regenerative therapies for the treatment of airway diseases. The successful candidate will continue to lead the field in the discovery and interrogation of pathways and processes that regulate airway regeneration, and will lead research programs that aim at developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapies, including stem cell therapies and the use of reprogramming to restore tissue function. Leveraging our in vivo, in vitro and ex vivo model systems, she or he will have the opportunity to discover and characterize novel biology with the goal of developing innovative therapies.

Who You Are

  • We are looking for leaders in the field who have demonstrated their excellence by successfully establishing and leading independent research groups in academia or industry. 
  • Qualified candidates must hold a doctoral degree in a medical or biological discipline and have at least 5 years of post doctoral experience. 
  • Qualified candidates must have a track record of success as an independent researcher as illustrated by a strong publication record, authorship on patents, grant support, mentorship, and other tangible success metrics.

A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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